Wayne State University

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Mortuary Science

The Mortuary Science Program is dedicated to educate individuals in the professional discipline of Mortuary Science through high quality educational exposures in classroom didactics, practicum, internships, and clinical experiential.   

We are dedicated to provide learning and teaching environment of the highest academic standards and instill academic and professional excellence. 

Disciplines within the program are recognized nationally for quality in the development of highly competent professionals and practitioners who exceed standards of professional practice.

Application Information for Departmental Programs

                                                                      National Board Exam Statistics

2011 # Takers # Passed % Passed
ARTS 30 27 90%
SCIENCE 31 23 74%
2012 # Takers # Passed % Passed
ARTS 34 25 74%
SCIENCE 37 27 73%
2013 #Takers #Passed  %Passed
ARTS 24 11 46%
SCIENCE 25 15 60%

The Mortuary Science Program at Wayne State University is accredited by the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) 3414 Ashland Avenue, Suite G, St. Joseph, Missouri 64506, (816) 233-3747. Web: www.abfse.org

National Board Examination scores for this and other ABFSE-accredited programs are available at www.abfse.org.
To request a printed copy of this program’s scores and rates, go to the front office at the Mortuary Science Building, 5439 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI 48202 or e-mail fundappsciences@wayne.edu or telephone (313) 577-2050.

As part of admission requirements and the application process to professional programs within Fundamental and Applied Sciences (Mortuary Science, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Pathologists’ Assistant, and the Post-Bachelor Forensic Investigation),  all applicants must attend a minimum of one monthly Information Meeting at the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences within one year of formal application to specific programs of choice.  Additional information regarding attendance can be found on the College’s website.